Negative comments about my useless fine art photography degree come reeling in. Why would you be interested in learning about film photography when it’s on the brink of extinction?  Just another dreaded question I  hear and contemplate day in and day out. Here I am, 16 years later, still photographing film and still loving it.…

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I’m happy to announce that I’m currently booking art commissions. Once I started seeing my artwork occupying beautiful spaces, my vision for what’s possible exploded. Years ago, I chose three pieces of my art to hang above the couch in the living room. But it wasn’t until recently, that I viewed the photographs in a…

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Thank you for your patience as I begin the process of rebranding Studio L. I can’t believe it’s been six months since my last blog post.  Where does the time go? Time off from blogging gave me insight into the direction I want go.  I don’t have all the answers, but I continue to move…

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I love to shop in Chicago, but I love wandering more. I wander the city with no real agenda.  The end result, this Chicago film photography created with my Leica M6.  More of this story coming soon…   I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There will be…

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Don’t overlook the details at The Ritz Carlton Chicago. I quietly walk through the lobby and inspiration hits.  I’m drawn to the luxurious details and notice the differences from my last visit.  My attention is drawn to the details, more to come… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100…

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Opportunity arises to get some work done at this Chicago Starbucks. Whether I work from my hotel room at The Ritz-Carlton or a local coffee shop, it feels refreshing to be in the windy city.  Everywhere I look, people are plugged in at this Rush Street Starbucks. They stare at their phones with headphones on.…

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Michigan Avenue Chicago Man Named Rocky This is Rocky’s story: His sign reads, “Hi, I’m Rocky.  Me and my friend lost everything in a fire.  Anything helps us get on our paws & feet again.  God bless & thank you.” Rocky’s landlords weren’t appropriately fixing the problems in his home.  This resulted in a fire.…

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